The events and outreach assistants will perform a variety of duties to support communications and public outreach related to Metro’s travel options, natural areas and waste reduction programs. The ideal candidates are outgoing, self-starters with exceptional oral and written communications skills and experience with events outreach. Staff in the positions will conduct outreach at events; assist with coordination, management and publicity of Metro events; and coordinate Metro’s participation in community events.
This position in Metro’s Communications Department supports the natural gardening and toxics reduction programs within the Sustainability Center. This position is responsible for independently performing a variety of mid-level public affairs activities related to developing, managing, implementing and evaluating a marketing and media plan to promote Metro’s natural gardening program.
LeanPath, Inc. (http://www.leanpath.com) is a technology company providing food waste tracking systems to the foodservice and restaurant industries. We’re passionate about preventing and minimizing food waste and we partner with high-volume self-operators and contract-managers in 26 states. Customers include hospitals, colleges, hotel/casinos, food management companies and corporate dining operations.
Social Enterprises provides high level event planning to non-profit, social change and sustainable industry entities. Please see our website at www.socialenterprises.net for more information about our company and events.
The Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI) seeks a highly motivated and reliable individual for our internship program. The Higher Education (HE) Outreach intern will work closely with The Director of Higher Education to increase the use of NWEI discussion courses at colleges and universities around the country. The internship will last approximately 12 weeks, starting in September 2010. The Intern is expected to work part-time (10-20 per week). Hours are flexible between 9am-3 pm, Tuesday-Friday.
SUSTAINABILITY CAMPAIGN INTERN: Interested intern candidates have the opportunity to work with a consortium whose members include Google, Intel, Microsoft, and the World Wildlife Fund this summer in Portland, Oregon. These organizations and other Fortune 500 companies will be developing and launching “Power Down for the Planet” in the fall of 2010 — and you have the chance to be a part of creating it. Join the movement and help us build a campaign that brings college and university students from around the world together to help reduce the CO2 emissions created from computing.
Client Development and Relationship Building – You are comfortable approaching, evaluating, and soliciting businesses, introducing our services, answering questions, making cold calls, developing conversations and building rapport with strangers, implementing marketing campaigns, and handling objections professionally.
Sales – You have acumen in turning opportunity to revenue. In other words, you are skilled in selling the promotional and advertising services that our company is based upon.
Entry-level position that entails wearing multiple hats. Publicity/Promotion - Help spread the word about all the good work that we do and the clients that we serve. Events/Outreach - Identify, plan, and staff events (which may occur on weekends and evenings) to promote the Guide and our various offerings. Inside Sales & Customer Service - Order entry, answering phones, scheduling appointments, helping with sales campaigns. Administrative duties - some general office work including filing, proofing, etc.